Max Eleveld

Senior Academy Fellow


  • EU Migration
  • Diplomatic practice
  • European affairs
  • Personal effectiveness

Max joined the Clingendael Institute in 2018. He is a Senior Academy Fellow in our Academy Programme Diplomacy. He coordinates and manages training programs for diplomats and civil servants, works in our capacity-building programmes and provides diplomatic skills trainings, EU decision-making seminars and EU engagement workshops.

Max has provided skills trainings and EU seminars to over 1.000 multinational professionals, working with diplomats from all 27 EU member states in EU Presidency, negotiation and accession trainings. He lectures regularly at the Netherlands School of Public Administration. Since 2019 he coordinates the annual seven-week 'IBBZ' training programme for new Dutch diplomats.  

Before joining Clingendael, Max worked as policy advisor at Leiden University and Erasmus University Rotterdam. He holds an MSc in Political Science from Leiden University and a BA in History from Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

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